The Daily Post Theme: Yarn I can't exactly pass up the Daily Post Theme about YARN, now can I? I have been pretty busy with a few knitting projects. I have finished the Pirate Cove Shawl and I'm pretty pleased with it overall. I have not taken a full photo of the finished project yet,… Continue reading too much acrylic yarn
The Daily Post Theme: Unravel I've been working on a new knitting project and so far I have mixed feelings of my progress. I found a free shawl pattern on Ravelry: Pirate's Cove by Hilary Latimer and thought it looked easy enough for a beginner. The shawl is entirely garter stitch with one section of a… Continue reading pirate’s cove shawl
Daily Post Theme: Baby She is my sunshine baby.
Daily Post Theme: Rhythmic My little sweetpea has successfully slept through the night the last five nights in a row. It started last week when I finally decided that it was time to give her a chance to fall asleep on her own, without my help. Instead of rocking her to sleep, I laid her in the… Continue reading a new milestone
Daily Post Theme: Heard It started as a tiny whimper, then a gasp, and finally a loud grunt. The baby monitor vibrated on my nightstand as she heaved a perturbed cry. I heard a thump and another cry. In the dark, I reach for the monitor and pressed the video button without looking. A blast… Continue reading Plan B
Daily Post Theme: Lovingly When my little sweet baby was about 6 months old, I would lay her in her crib awake at night, kiss her on the nose, and say "good-night". I would leave the room and in 15 minutes or so she would be asleep. Of course it didn't work every time -… Continue reading she is full of fire
A few days ago, I walked by this little note, "Free to a good home! (Smiley-face)". The note and book were left outside of the copier room where I work. Logically, a good place to stash unwanted items, since the copier room is a pretty central location with a fair amount of foot traffic. Surely,… Continue reading the magic of a good home
Daily Post Theme: Ten When I was a pre-teen I went through a little grunge rock phase, but didn't everybody? Thanks to MTV, I discovered the sounds of new bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Temple of the Dog, Toadies, Smashing Pumpkins, etc. My favorite was Pearl Jam. I used to listen to… Continue reading the album
Daily Post Theme: Devastation Rallied voices waft to the sky as the city's heart beats loud. A sea of pink waves rush to land and splash with force. A devastating outcome will not stop the spirit of a woman nor will it stop the strength of those who stand with her.
Daily Post Theme: Exposure She is the light in the dark. She will dance in the moonlight. She will explore. She will run free. She will inspire all those around her. She is bright. She is warm. She is joy.